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Job Opening: Muslim Chaplain

Here’s the notice, courtesy of the Pluralism Project:

Wellesley College, Wellesley, Massachusetts, is seeking a Muslim Chaplain to serve as a member of the College’s Multifaith Religious Life Team.

The Muslim Chaplain will also serve as a member of the Division of Student Life staff, a Chaplain to the community and advisor to Muslim students.

Successful candidates will have an advanced degree and experience working with college age women, an understanding of the complexity of bringing together a diverse community of Muslim women, and experience in and enthusiasm about interfaith dialogue and cooperation. Candidates must have excellent interpersonal skills. Graduates of Muslim Chaplaincy training programs are especially encouraged to apply.

The position is half-time, with benefits. Salary is commensurate with experience. To apply please go online. Please be sure to include a cover letter and resume or C.V. with your application. For full consideration, applications should be received by February 1, 2013.

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